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The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,000 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and FABTECH International / AWS Welding Show. The official publications of FMA include - The FABRICATOR®, TPJ -The Tube & Pipe Journal®, STAMPING Journal®, and Practical Welding Today®. FMA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA).

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July 20, 2016
A little fun in the workplace goes a long way
All work and no fun makes for a stressful workplace and diminishes productivity. Are your employees having fun?
June 22, 2016
The 2016 FAB 40: Planning their next move
It’s been quite a run. Over the past four years many FAB 40 companies have reported big revenue gains. In 2015, not so much, at least on average....
June 3, 2016
Manufacturing DaySM welcomes Alliance for American Manufacturing as Gold Sponsor
The Manufacturing DaySM 2016 co-producers have announced that the Alliance for American Manufacturing has pledged its support to the national...
May 16, 2016
FABTECH Mexico 2016 brought best of manufacturing to Mexico City
FABTECH® Mexico, the leading manufacturing event in Latin America for metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing industries, brought the...
May 12, 2016
Manufacturing wages and the front-line worker
Manufacturers have serious turnover when it comes to front-line workers. And then there's the issue of pay.
May 9, 2016
Salesman turns entrepreneur, artist, welder
Working for a steady paycheck isn’t for everyone. Welding artist Kirk Yazel did that for nearly 20 years, but eventually his entrepreneurial spirit took over. He had been making steel garden decorations for some time, and he managed to turn his hobby into a full-time job.
May 3, 2016
Perfection Global, FMA to host press brake workshop May 4-5
Perfection Global and Rockford, Ill.-based Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA) will conduct a hands-on press brake training workshop...
April 27, 2016
FMA Metal Fabrication Lab holds open house
The future is officially a brighter place for students in Palatine, Ill., and for the manufacturing industry at large. On April 26, the Fabricators &...
April 27, 2016
The sheet metal bending department evolves
As cutting productivity rises to unprecedented levels, fabricators tackle their next bottleneck: bending. Today, panel benders, folders, and press brakes with automated tool changing are expanding forming possibilities and making new levels of bending productivity possible.
April 13, 2016
FMA Metal Fabrication Lab at Harper College to hold open house April 26
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA) and Harper College will host an open house at the new 6,000-sq.-ft. FMA Metal Fabrication Lab...
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